Fran graduated from the University of East London in 2009, where she received a 1st class degree in Podiatric Medicine the Dean's Honor's Prize. She has extensive experience working in the private sector and in the National Health Service (NHS).
In her role in the NHS, she held an extended scope practitioner post at the Homerton University Hospital where she worked treating complex patients with pathology that required complex biomechanical assessment and management. She also worked in highly complex combined clinics with rheumatology and physiotherapy teams. She has a keen interest in research and was involved in a variety of research projects at the Homerton University Hospital which studied conditions affecting the foot and ankle and the efficacy of podiatric treatments in the paediatric and rheumatology populations.
Fran has a special interest in sports injuries, gait analysis and paediatrics. She has treated professional athletes from differing sporting professions which include tennis players, golfers, track athletes and professional football players. She helped to develop the paediatric service while at the Homerton University Hospital and had 5 years’ experience working daily in paediatric clinics. She also delivered lectures to general practioners and other allied health professions on the podopaediatrics.
Fran’s current role at the London Podiatry Centre involves working in and developing the gait analysis service and the paediatrics service with Mr Ron McCulloch. Fran has an MSc in Clinical Biomechanics from the University of Brighton and she has a special interest is diagnosing and treating Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.